The What A Ride Podcast

The Best Snowmobiling in Northeastern Ontario - Part 1

Episode Summary

In this episode, Jon Blaicher gets us started on a tour of the most popular snowmobile destinations in Northeastern Ontario. He talks with locals in North Bay, Temagami, Temiskaming Shores, Kirkland Lake, Black River-Matheson, and Iroquois Falls about snowmobile tourism, hospitality, and trail development.

Episode Notes

For a deep dive into any of the sled-friendly communities mentioned in the episode, click any of the links below:

North Bay


Temiskaming Shores

Kirkland Lake

Black River-Matheson

Iroquois Falls

Interviewed in this episode:

Jennifer Bernardi, Club President of the North Bay Snowmobilers

Mark and Stephanie Wagner, long time local Temagami snowmobilers

James Franks, Economic Development Officer City of Temiskaming Shores

Sean Mackey, President of M and M Hospitality

Mike “Gee-Mo”, President of the Golden Corridor Sno-Drifters

Roger Gelinas at Rolly’s Restaurant and Motel in Ranmore

Keith Holmes and Carmen Girard, Directors for the Jack Pine Snowmobile Club

Gaston Girrard, one of the Jack Pine groomer operators

Mentioned in this episode:

OFSC Trails

RAN Tour

RAP Tour

Whiskeyjack Beer Company